Previewing the Sunday Shows
In the election's home stretch, the Sunday shows largely keep the focus on the presidential race.
Face the Nation will feature Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm discussing the race. On State of the Union, RNC chairman Reince Priebus and Obama senior adviser David Axelrod will do so as well.
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich and Obama Deputy Manager Stephanie Cutter will be on This Week talking about the election.
Fox News Sunday hosts senators from battleground states: Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio.
Rep. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will appear on Meet the Press with their own battleground discussion. State of the Union will also feature politicians from battleground states: Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland.
Capitol Gains will host Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz to talk about competition in the online search market, the commission's ongoing investigation into Google and Leibowitz's push for more robust consumer privacy protections. Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Acquisition and Procurement Elliott Branch will be on to talk about the status of the Navy.
Al Punto will host Arizona Democratic Senate nominee Richard Carmona as he enters the closing days of a highly competitive race.
Check out the full listings after the jump.
Meet the Press hosts Rep. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
Face the Nation hosts Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm.
This Week hosts former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter.
Fox News Sunday hosts Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio.
State of the Union hosts Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, RNC chairman Reince Priebus and Obama senior adviser David Axelrod.
Capitol Gains hosts Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Acquisition and Procurement Elliott Branch.
Other Weekend Shows
Political Capital features Obama senior adviser David Plouffe (Bloomberg, Friday, 9 p.m.).
Washington Week features National Journal's James Kitfield, CNN's Gloria Borger, Atlantic's Molly Ball and USA Today's Susan Davis (PBS, Friday, 8 p.m.).
Real Time features Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., New York Times' Nate Silver, Reuter's Chrystia Freeland, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer and former RNC chairman Michael Steele (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.).
Situation Room features an interview from earlier in the week with Obama senior adviser David Axelrod (CNN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Communicators features computer security researcher Charlie Miller (C-SPAN, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.).
Chris Matthews Show features Time's Joe Klein, BBC's Katty Kay, Washington Post's David Ignatius and CNBC's Kelly Evans (NBC, Sunday, check local listings).
Newsmakers features Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. (C-SPAN, Sunday, 10 a.m./6 p.m.).
Reliable Sources features New York Times' Michael Shear, Daily Download's Lauren Ashburn, author Craig Crawford, AmericaBlog's John Aravosis, Daily Caller's Matt Lewis and Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik (CNN, Sunday, 11 a.m.).
Fareed Zakaria GPS features Reuters' Chrystia Freeland, Time's Joe Klein, Harvard University professor Kenneth Rogoff, Bloomberg's Amity Shlaes, Tehreek-e-Insaf founder Imran Khan, ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgartn and film maker Ann Mcllhenny (CNN, Sunday, 10 a.m.).
Q & A features film director Heidi Ewing (C-SPAN, Sunday, 8 p.m.).
Al Punto features Arizona Democratic Senate nominee Richard Carmona, California Republican Congressional nominee Abel Maldonado, former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros, Obama For America Hispanic press director Cabriela Domenzain, Romney adviser Ana Carbonell, "Voces Action" national director Adryana Boyne, and "Chicanos por la Causa" board member Carmen Cornejo (UNIVISION, Sunday, 10 a.m.).